We Can’t Let Progress on Girls’ Health and Education Falter

Just as US-funded programs for girls and gender equality are truly getting underway, the rug may be pulled out from under them.

Trump’s Budget Proposal Threatens Global Development and Health

The Trump Administration’s federal budget blueprint is a massive distortion of American priorities and jeopardizes critical programs.

Power Lessons: What the Women’s Movement Can Learn from Recent Successes

Women’s rights are under attack around the globe. A recent victory can shed light on how to fight back.

Celebrating Bold Leadership for Women’s Rights

More than 300 friends and supporters of IWHC gathered on the eve of International Women’s Day to honor renowned human rights champion Aryeh Neier and Pakistani activist Sheena Hadi.

She Decides: Because the US Shouldn’t Trump Women’s Right to Safe Abortion

A new initiative to fill the gap left by Trump’s disastrous Global Gag is welcome and much needed, but it won’t be enough.

Let’s Text About Sex: A Mobile Phone Program Delivers Sexuality Education

Integrating an innovative mobile phone program into CSE toolkits could be an effective way for countries in the Global South to make progress on reducing infant and maternal mortality, keeping girls in school, and securing a healthy future for the next generation.

A Daunting Time for Foreign Policy

Over the past week we have watched with increasing alarm as the Trump Administration pursues policies that show a complete disregard for multilateralism and a disdain for institutions like the UN.

Reproductive Rights: The Canary In The Coal Mine

Women’s rights—and in particular reproductive rights—often act like a “canary in the coal mine” of human rights. When the overall danger to human rights is not clear to most observers, feminist activists see the first signs of what is to come.

Global Marches Mark a Strong Beginning

IWHC was in Washington, DC, Manhattan, and San Francisco at the Women's March Saturday to show our support for women's health and rights.

The Global Gag Rule: Trump’s Week One Attack on Women

A massively expanded version of the disastrous policy strips women of their human rights and threatens their health.